Cardiologist: Peter Santucci, MD, FACC, FAHA | Loyola Medicine

Peter Santucci, MD

Peter Santucci, MD


Medical Director, Implant Device Program,Residency/Fellowship Program Director, EPS

Languages Spoken

Patient Ratings
4.9 / 5 (115 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Ablation Catheter Application For Complex Arrhythmia
  • Ablation Of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation Of Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Ablations For Arrhythmias
  • Arrhythmia
  • Biventricular Pacing
  • Defibrillator Device
  • Pacemaker Device
  • Radiofrequency Ablation Of Cardiac Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Tachycardia

About Dr. Santucci


Medical Education

Medical School
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center - Internal Medicine: General
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center - Cardiology
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center - Electrophysiology

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty, Cardiology


  • Electrophysiology testing and pacing in octogenarians with unexplained syncope-time to reconsider? Santucci, P., Heart Rhythm
  • The Occurrence of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapies After Generator Replacement in Patients Who No Longer Meet Primary Prevention Indications Kawata, H.; Hirai, T.; Doukas, D.; Hirai, R.; Steinbrunner, J.; Wilson, J.; Noda, T.; Hsu, J.; Krummen, D.; Feld, G.; Wilber, D.; Santucci, P.; Birgersdotter-Green, U., Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
  • Pericardial fat is independently associated with human atrial fibrillation. Al Chekakie, M. O.; Welles, C. C.; Metoyer, R.; Ibrahim, A.; Shapira, A. R.; Cytron, J.; Santucci, P.; Wilber, D. J.; Akar, J. G., Journal of the American College of Cardiology
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  • Electroanatomic mapping of postpacing intervals clarifies the complete active circuit and variants in atrial flutter. Santucci, P. A.; Varma, N.; Cytron, J.; Akar, J. G.; Wilber, D. J.; Al Chekakie, M. O.; Brysiewicz, N., Heart Rhythm
  • Prospective study of cardiac sarcoid mimicking arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia Vasaiwala, S. C.; Finn, C.; Delpriore, J.; Leya, F.; Gagermeier, J.; Akar, J. G.; Santucci, P.; Dajani, K.; Bova, D.; Picken, M. M.; Basso, C.; Marcus, F.; Wilber, D. J., Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
  • Endothelial dysfunction in heart failure identifies responders to cardiac resynchronization therapy. Akar, J. G.; Al Chekakie, M. O.; Fugate, T.; Moran, L.; Froloshki, B.; Varma, N.; Santucci, P.; Wilber, D. J.; Matsumura, M. E., Heart Rhythm
  • Prospective study of atrial fibrillation termination during ablation guided by automated detection of fractionated electrograms. Porter, M.; Spear, W.; Akar, J. G.; Helms, R.; Brysiewicz, N.; Santucci, P.; Wilber, D. J., Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
  • Surface electrocardiographic patterns and electrophysiologic characteristics of atrial flutter following modified radiofrequency MAZE procedures Akar, J. G.; Al Chekakie, M. O.; Hai, A.; Brysiewicz, N.; Porter, M.; Varma, N.; Santucci, P.; Wilber, D. J., Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
  • The effects of statins and renin-angiotensin system blockers on atrial fibrillation recurrence following antral pulmonary vein isolation Al Chekakie, M. O.; Akar, J. G.; Wang, F.; Al Muradi, H.; Wu, J.; Santucci, P.; Varma, N.; Wilber, D. J., Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
  • Idiopathic epicardial left ventricular tachycardia originating remote from the sinus of Valsalva: electrophysiological characteristics catheter ablation, and identification from the 12-lead electrocardiogram., Daniels, D. V.; Lu, Y. Y.; Morton, J. B.; Santucci, P. A.; Akar, J. G.; Green, A.; Wilber, D. J., Circulation
  • Electroanatomic mapping of the right ventricle in a patient with a giant epsilon wave ventricular tachycardia, and cardiac sarcoidosis., Santucci, P. A.; Morton, J. B.; Picken, M. M.; Wilber, D. J., Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
  • Influence of age and gender on the mechanism of supraventricular tachycardia Porter, M. J.; Morton, J. B.; Denman, R.; Lin, A. C.; Tierney, S.; Santucci, P. A.; Cai, J. J.; Madsen, N.; Wilber, D. J., Heart Rhythm